Chad Ford provides the latest intel on who is entering the 2017 NBA draft and who is staying put.
Georgia forward Yante Maten, who ranked fourth in the SEC in scoring last season, will return for his senior season after applying for early entry to the NBA draft last month, coach Mark Fox said Tuesday night.
Michigan added graduate transfer Jaaron Simmons from Ohio University, where he averaged 15.9 points and 6.5 assists last season.
Big East second-leading scorer Trevon Bluiett announced on Tuesday he decided to withdraw from the 2017 NBA draft and return to Xavier for his senior season.
After sitting out the past two years as a transfer and because of injury, Minnesota forward Davonte Fitzgerald has been awarded a sixth season of eligibility by the NCAA.
Thomas Welsh and Aaron Holiday announced on Tuesday they will exit the NBA draft process to play the 2017-18 season at UCLA.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|8||West VirginiaWVU||Big 12||28-9||8||25||12||24|
|21||Iowa StateISU||Big 12||24-11||21||2||15||22|
- BPI RK: Rank in the Basketball Power Index (BPI) among all Division I teams.
- SOS RK: Strength of Schedule (SOS) rank among all Division I teams based on how a typical 25th ranked team would do against each team's schedule to date. SOS accounts for the game location, day's rest, travel distance, and high altitude in addition to opponent strength.
- SOR RK: Rank of Strength of Record (SOR) among all Division I teams. SOR reflects the chance a typical 25th ranked team would have team's record or better, given the schedule on a 0 to 100 scale, where 100 is best.
- RPI RK: Team's rank in official NCAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI).